Re: Re: GPG for SMS?
rhn at o2.pl
Sat Nov 8 12:11:01 CET 2008
> Vinzenz Hersche <hersche at puzzle.ch> writes:
> > because they are uncrypt. and the gsm-connection isn't secure, some
> I thought they are encrypted just like calls. I asked this on
> #gnuradio too:
> 18:36 < lindi-> hi, i looked at the openbts SMS stack to figure out if
> SMS messages are encrypted or not but could not figure it out. Any
> idea if they are?
> 20:06 < gamma__> lindi-: they are
> > there is a programm, wich could crypt sms, but it's not gpl. it is
> > open source, but just the demo-version is free for downloads and use.
> does not seem to contain any source code or copyright information.
If they are encrypted, they probably are encrypted on the way to the operator only, so the operator can probably see the content.
About calls - I remember I saw a documentary in which the calls interfered with TV sets, which allowed to hear the conversations. That would imply unencrypted.
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